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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45X9V
This car came in with check engine light on, found to be high voltage at frt O2 sensor it was stuck at 5.2 volts, after inspecting wires near O2 sensor it was found to have bad insulation and several wires touching. Repaired wires and all was good again, O2 sw...
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L high idle VIN: 1B7GL26X1K
this is the first time this vehicle has been in our shop. the customer is complaining that the slams into gear. we checked the computer for codes- no codes. monitiored data- all appears ok. in park or neutral the idle is about 750 rpm- as soon as you go to put...
1990 Dodge Spirit 2.5L black smoke on accel VIN: 1B3BA46K3L
Hello, I need a dodge 2.5l expert. This vehicle runs rich when loaded up(lots of black smoke) and has a flutter at idle. When I'm monotoring the O2 sensor under load, it goes to .980 volts and stays there for about 10 seconds till the computer catches up then ...
1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L engine VIN: 1B3ES42Y2W
Hello, I have this 98 Neon with a 2.0 DOHC engine that has an oil leak at the oil pan gasket on the rear rail. I have replaced the gasket with a new Dodge gasket and the rear main seal. The pan is wet between the oil filter area and below the oil sender, the o...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF13Z5X
Car towed in for no start, checked it out found bad magnetic pickip, replaced, ran good for a week, towed in found bad magnetic pickup, checked wiring found coil resistance high and plugwires pretty bad changed them out replaced magnetic pickup with Mopar part...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23651
Hey all, I am a dedicated gas engine mechanic and am looking at this diesel for a friend of mine. This 4x4 3/4 ton has a code p1688 (internal injection pump problem). I don't deal with enough diesels to feel confident with diagnosing this problem and Mitchell ... Trouble codes: P1688 (internal pump problem)
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Cruise Control VIN: 2B7HB11Y2Y
The customer complaint is that the cruise control does not hold it speed when on a hill and this has been confirmed. I have checked the servo relays with snapon scanner and all seem to function. Checked vacuum lines for breaks and leaks found nothing broken va...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y31
Gentlemen Am helping a local garage in this repair. They have this Dodge 1500 with a P0123 code. After clearing the code it would come back under diffrent conditions. They replaced the pcm and crank sensor with chrysler parts and the tps with a aftermarket (s... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage high)
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K83
This vehicle has an intermittant stalling at idle problem, will always start right back up. Vehicle sets a code po320 after stall. Found no TSB's, no matches in archives. Installed new crank shaft position sensor (oem), no change in condition. Inspected harnes... Trouble codes: P0320 (ckp signal fault)
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L Cuts out, no cluster VIN: 1P4GP44R6W
Chrysler Tech's HELP! Starting car, cold or hot, VERY intermitantly will start and die after 3 sec's or less AND at the same time the Cluster will be dead. Only did this once for me in 3 days. Warning lites on dash work but no odometer or tripometer and all ne...

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1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Sway Bar Bushings VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
My wife was happy to have all the noises removed from the front of her van. These bushings can make some strange noises! Anyhow the MOOG bushings I installed a year ago were shot. It appears that the slit in the bushing was put in the wrong place. The bushin...
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2C3HD46R1X
No problems to date or since crank sensor replacement. Hopefully it is repaired, but was 3-4 months before it quit last time. I will update again if problem is not solved. Trouble codes: P1489 (high speed fan circuit), P1495 (low speed fan circuit), P1282 (fuel pump relay control circuit), P1388 (asd relay control circuit).
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L compressor VIN: 3B7KF22D3W
Well it seems the compressor discharge port on this compressor has a small outlet and was being blocked at times, due to what I am not sure. The compressor on the truck was a 4 seasons reman and I had an OEM chrysler one in the core return pile, with a very sm...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L TCC engagement VIN: 1B7KF23671
Thanks for the many thoughts. Many recommended checkingout TPS, Some said there was a flash reprogram available and Lenny informed us about a noise filter for the TPS harness (that runs alongside the alternator harness) that I will have to investigate further ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1D7HU16Z62
Thanks to all of you who responded. Some of you said to check all of the B+ and ground circuits at the cluster, so we did and they all checked ok. We could not however get the cluster to do a self test or to display the 'NO BUS' message on the odometer, due to...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1D7HU18D43
Hi guys sorry it took so long...The spark plugs were o.e. type and gap, Stock Tires etc. I tried a Motorvac with no change. Hans from Alberta nailed it. I serviced and flushed the transmission with o.e. +4 fluid. Back up to 12-14 mpg in city. I never would hav...
1994 Eagle Talon ES 2.0L overdrive VIN: 4E3CF44E8R
thanks to everyone who replied but still not fixed.replace ecu with known good ck wiring. trans worked fine in previous car as it was a frind of mine.code for tps still comes back but cked good swapped tps. genisys will only read code no datastream . seen post...
1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2J4FY29T0K
we are going to call this fixed. as stated in update i believe we had a bad connection at eca connector. hed checked it several times without fail. thanks to all.
1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling system VIN: 1J4FJ58S8M
Jeep is fixed. Replaced thermostat again to no avail. Did not check the heat across the radiator due to the fans configuration at first, so we removed the electric fan in order to measure. The temperatures measured were fairly consistant from top to bottom but...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L 5th to 4th downshift VIN: 1J07514P4P
Thank you very much for all your help. I found as recomended a 4th blocking ring problem. It was the wrong one and it would turn just a little too much. I replaced blocking ring and set up clearances to specs and unit shifts great I also appreciate Jeff [...]...
1998 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP4532W
Thank you to all that responded. Customer said problem on acceleration is not happening now and the idle problem does not bother him. Most posts talked about valve issues, burned valves and deposits. Also dirty injectors caused the symptom of a rough idle. Ltf... Trouble codes: P0305, P0303.
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